Floral Collar from Tutankhamun's Embalming Cache

Period: New Kingdom
Dynasty: Dynasty 18
Reign: reign of Tutankhamun
Date: ca. 1336–1327 B.C.
Geography: From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Valley of the Kings, Embalming cache of Tutankhamun (KV 54), Davis/Ayrton excavations, 1907
Medium: Papyrus, olive leaves, persea leaves, cornflowers, blue lotus petals, Picris flowers, nightshade berries, faience, linen
Dimensions: diam. 40 (15 3/4 in); depth 17 cm ( 6 11/16); diam. of faience disk beads 0.5 cm (3/16 in)
Credit Line: Gift of Theodore M. Davis, 1909
Accession Number: 09.184.214

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